Door hangers from the Peotone Township Assessor’s office will be left on any property being assessed. Photo submitted.

Peotone Township Assessor Notification

NOTIFICATION The Peotone Township Assessor would like to notify the public that our Field Crew will continue to be out assessing properties due to inconsistencies. All new construction and any property found to have inconsistencies will be assessed. Field Crews will have proper identification and door hangers indicating they’ve assessed the property. Any questions please…

Door hangers from the Peotone Township Assessor’s office will be left on any property being assessed. Photo submitted.

Peotone Township to Begin Field Work April 10th

Peotone Township employees will begin field work , measuring and taking photos on Monday April 10th, 2023. Field work is instituted due to lack of initial or accurate sketches and photos on file. Door hangers will be left on properties and Township employees will have identification. Any questions, please call the Peotone Township office at…

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Homeowners/Small Businesses ‘Solar Power Hour’ in Peotone

County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant invites residents to attend a free “Solar Power Hour” in Peotone to learn about the benefits of using solar energy and how to participate in a group buy to reduce costs. “Solar Power Hour” educational events are part of Grow Solar Chicagoland, previously known as Solarize Chicagoland, which offers free hour-long…

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Pork Grant Opportunities Available Now!

Pig farmers in Illinois have the opportunity to take part in another round of tree buffer grants. The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is offering this incentive for farmers to implement fresh landscaping on their pig farms. To date, Illinois pig farmers already have planted more than 3,700 trees with this program. “Tree buffers are…

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Peotone Township Annual Meeting

By Andrea Arens The Peotone Township Annual Meeting was exactly 16 minutes long. Dan Younker was nominated moderator, and Clerk Kent Heisner read the previous year’s minutes and financial summary. There wasn’t any new or old business other than a reminder to the dozen or so attendees that the township was audited last year and…

Township Board Bids Farewell, Welcome

Peotone Township Board wishes to recognize retiring Peotone Township Assessor Patricia Latham for her 24 years of service to the township. The Peotone Township Board also wishes Patricia well in her upcoming retirement, which was effective December 31. On January 1, recently elected Peotone Township Assessor Virginia Gates-Hamann assumed the township assessor position and is…

Congratulations to sixth grader Grayson Denny, seventh grader Fayth Scheffers, and eighth grader William Giese!! The students recently were chosen November’s Students of the Month at Peotone Junior High School. Great job – keep up the good work!! – Photo submitted

PJHS Selects November Students of the Month

Congratulations to sixth grader Greyson Denny, seventh grader Fayth Scheffers, and eighth grader William Giese!! The students recently were chosen November’s Students of the Month at Peotone Junior High School. Great job – keep up the good work!! – Photo submitted


Will-Ride/Dial-a-Ride Service Available

Will-Ride is a Dial-a-Ride service that coordinates the collaborative efforts of Will County Townships to provide transportation service to residents who do not have access to standard public transportation service. Eligible Will County residents will be transported to and from work, grocery stores, local shopping centers, nursing homes, village hall, restaurants, hair appointments, medical appointments,…

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Peotone Township Meeting Dates

Peotone Township Officials recently announced their yearly meeting schedule. All meetings are held on Mondays, at 7 p.m., except for this year’s April 13 Annual Meeting and the January 18, 2022, meeting, which are held on Tuesdays. Meeting dates for the remainder of 2021 include: April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 9,…

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Peotone Township Board Hears Assessment Complaints

By Chris Russell Peotone Township Trustees held a special board meeting last Monday evening to give visitors time to speak and discuss “complaint by resident alleging improper assessing and other issues by assessor.” The issue was the only agenda item. The public comments portion of the meeting was busy with residents upset with board members…

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Marian Nips Thornton for Regional Crown

by Jim Baranski “I wanted to make both free throws,” Marian Catholic senior Chris White said. “When I missed the second one, I knew that I had to play some tough defense.” With four seconds left in the 4A Argo Regional title game against Thornton, White buried the first toss for a three-point lead, but…

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Peotone Township Regular Meeting

Will County Sheriff’s Officers Deputy Ken Rafter and Deputy Bill Hetfliesch discussed with the board our options on enforcing load limits on the township roads. Township Trustees approved a $500 scholarship to the Peotone Community Scholarship Association Also, board members a $500 grant to the West Peotone Cemetery Association for the upkeep of the cemetery.…

Peotone Township Board Holds Regular Meeting

Supervisor Gene Younker reported that he and Assessor Pat Latham meet with officials from the Village of Peotone to find a solution where Latham has had difficulty access building plans for new construction in the village. The board was presented with a list of possible shared office expenses that could be shared between the Road/Bridge…

Peotone Township Annual Town Meeting

The Peotone Township Annual Town Meeting was held April 11 with Dan Younker elected as moderator. A report of the Road and Bridge Fund showed funds on hand at the beginning of the fiscal year was $326,187.20. The Township received $128,624.06 and expended $162,433.82. Funds on hand at the end of the fiscal year…

Peotone Township Holds Regular Meeting

Peotone Township Assessor Pat Latham received a State of Illinois award recognizing for her excellent service as the Assessor for Peotone Township. Trustee Morgan told board members that he contacted Will County Board Member Judy Ogalla. He stated that Ogalla and possibly a sheriff’s officer that specializes in trucks could attend a future Township meeting.…

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